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Summary

Random House presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of Spark Joy by Marie Kondo, read by Sumalee Montano.

Spark Joy is an in-depth, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home. It covers every room in the house, from bedrooms and kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms, as well as a wide range of items in different categories, including clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, cosmetics, shoes, bags, wallets and valuables.

The secret to Marie Kondo's unique and simple KonMari tidying method is to focus on what you want to keep, not what you want to get rid of. Ask yourself if something 'sparks joy', and suddenly it becomes so much easier to understand if you really need it in your home and your life. When you surround yourself with things you love, you will find that your whole life begins to change.

Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, presents her unique tidying philosophy and introduces listeners to the basics of her KonMari method. It has already transformed the homes and lives of millions of people around the world. Spark Joy is Marie Kondo's in-depth tidying masterclass, focusing on the detail of how to declutter and organise your home.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio on our desktop site.

©2017 Random House AudioBooks (P)2017 Marie Kondo

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Tidying from a slightly different perspective

This was a relaxing experience to listen to. It's narrated very calmly and managed to not be too patronising (which many tidying books can be).

I was surprised by how much I enjoyed listening to it and it has made me want to approach tidying from a category perspective rather than room by room.

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The same but in more detail

I enjoyed this, it's very much the same as the first book but with much more detail and more actionable. If you enjoyed the first one you will love this just as much. A great reference to listen to again and very easy to listen to.

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Great addition to Life Changing Magic of Tidying

I have only recently tried audio books and I have to say I love them! It's so easy to listen during your commute or when doing daily chores around the house. This book is very much a practical guide to accompany Marie Kondo's first book 'The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up'. I found the book useful and will certainly go back to use it as a reference guide throughout my tidying journey but as it is a practical reference book, I found it a little long winded to listen to in certain parts as she describes exactly how to fold things etc. which is really much more of a visual thing but the accompanying PDF with the various diagrams was helpful in this regard. I was still able to picture everything she described in my mind as she spoke and really enjoyed part 3 of the book where she talks about life after tidying. I would definitely recommend the book to anyone who has read Life Changing Magic and maybe going through the tidying process or wants to fine-tune things following their tidying event (in the storage/ organisation stage).

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Very good book

For who likes simplicity this book is the best in the field. I was not in the mood to start it in few occasions but once started had problem stopping it. Well done to the author.

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Really lovely book about finding joy

This is not really a book about only decluttering, it’s more about finding joy in the things you do have and learning to treasure them and figuring out what those things are in your life - and not keeping the things that make you unhappy. A very simple premise, but she takes you through all the different steps you can take - all the while remembering, do what brings you joy. In a way it’s sort of a book on mindfulness too, tuning into how your environment and your home makes you feel. Really good listen!

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Fantastic

Even though I had already read the first book this book brought it home and listening to it meant more too. The PDFs are fantastic.

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marvellous

I loved it. it came to me at the perfect moment. thank you x 3

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awesome!

another amazing book by Marie kondo and beautifully read... go ahead and get it in a block:D

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Before & After

Read this before or after the other KonMari books and enjoy your joyous journey, through tidying, to the lifestyle you want.

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